Valentine’s Swing Dance Featuring the SF Big Band Feb. 14

The Santa Fe College Big Band will host the 5th Annual Valentine’s Swing Dance on Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Fine Arts lobby. The event will feature swing dance lessons by instructors and jazz music from the band. The lessons will begin at 6 p.m. and go until the band begins its first set at 7:30 p.m. The band will play two complete sets, including tunes like “In the Mood,” “Bandstand Boogie,” “Jumpin’ at the Woodside,” “New York, New York,” “Take the ‘A’ Train,” “April in Paris,” “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing),” “Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” and many more.

Tickets are $10. Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

The Big Band has also been invited to perform in the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland on July 14 and 15. Donations for the band’s upcoming trip will be welcomed.

For more information, please contact Steve Bingham at 352-381-3862 or